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 (lŭnch′ro͞om′, -ro͝om′)
1. A luncheonette.
2. A room in a facility, such as a school, in which lunches may be purchased or those brought from home may be eaten.


(ˈlʌntʃˌruːm; -ˌrʊm)
US and Canadian a room where lunch is served or where students, employees, etc, may eat lunches they bring


(ˈlʌntʃˌrum, -ˌrʊm)

1. a room, as in a school or workplace, where light meals or snacks can be bought or where food brought from home may be eaten.
2. a luncheonette.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lunchroom - a restaurant (in a facility) where lunch can be purchasedlunchroom - a restaurant (in a facility) where lunch can be purchased
eatery, eating house, eating place, restaurant - a building where people go to eat


lunch room [ˈlʌntʃruːm] n (US)cantine f
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